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Minor League Transactions

Transactions involving minor league players for the period of June 21-July 7, 2019. All transactions conveyed by Major League Baseball.

Arizona Diamondbacks
Signed: 2B Carlos Asuaje, LHP Marc Rzepczynski, RHP Mitchell Stumpo (Guilford (N.C.))
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Bobby Ay (9), OF Dominic Canzone (8), OF Corbin Carroll (1), 2B Cam Coursey (13), 1B Tristin English (3), OF Dominic Fletcher (2s), LHP Tommy Henry (2s), LHP Brock Jones (16), RHP Jared Liebelt (20), C Lyle Lin (14), RHP Ryne Nelson (2), LHP Avery Short (12), LHP Blake Walston (1)
Released: RHP Rubby De La Rosa
Added to 40-man: LHP Alex Young

Atlanta Braves
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Joey Estes (16), SS Garrett Saunders (NDFA—Iowa Central JC), RHP Kenny Wells (NDFA—Seton Hill)
Released: OF Yoeli Lopez, SS Luis Ovando, OF Henry Quintero, 1B Nicholas Vizcaino, SS Isranel Wilson

Baltimore Orioles
Acquired: 2B Patrick Dorrian from Pirates for RHP Yefry Ramirez as player to be named later; RHP Asher Wojciechowski from Indians
Signed: C Christopher Burgess (NDFA—Middle Georgia JC), RHP Kieran Lovegrove
Signed Draft Picks: 1B Andrew Daschbach (11), RHP Dan Hammer (13), C Maverick Handley (6), SS Gunnar Henderson (2), Darell Hernaiz (5), SS Andrew Martinez (24), LHP Jake Prizina (31), RHP Houston Roth (29), C Adley Rutschman (1), OF Kyle Stowers (2s), OF Zach Watson (3)
Released: C Matt Beaird, OF Jacob Brown, C Jared Denning, RHP Parker McFadden, LHP Nick Meservey, OF Jake Ring, RHP Gillian Wernet, 1B Jack Zoellner
Added to 40-man: RHP Tom Eshelman, RHP Asher Wojciechowski, RHP Matt Wotherspoon
Removed from 40-man: LHP Sean Gilmartin (outrighted to Triple-A), RHP Josh Lucas (Designated for Assignment), RHP Dan Straily (outrighted to Triple-A), RHP Matt Wotherspoon (outrighted to Triple-A)

Boston Red Sox
Signed:
RHP Mason Duke (NDFA—Tampa), RHP Robin Leyer, RHP Zach Schneider (NDFA—Florida Atlantic), RHP Casey Sutherland (NDFA—Davidson)
Signed Draft Picks: SS Daniel Bakst (28), 1B Joe Davis (19), RHP Reed Harrington (20), SS Matthew Lugo (2), OF Steve Scott (10), RHP Cody Scroggins (9), RHP Noah Song (4)
Released: RHP Brian Ellington
Added to 40-man: RHP Trevor Kelley
Removed from 40-man: C Oscar Hernandez (outrighted to Triple-A)

Chicago Cubs
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Elian Almanzar (22), RHP Hunter Bigge (12), RHP Zach Bryant (15), OF Manny Collier (23), RHP Shane Combs (31), C Ethan Hearn (6), RHP Porter Hodge (13), LHP Adam Laskey (19), RHP Michael McAvene (3), RHP Johzan Oquendo (16), 3B Ryan Reynolds (14), RHP Tyler Schlaffer (9), 2B Chase Strumpf (2)
Released: SS Cristhian Adames, LHP Ian Clarkin, OF Jacob Hannemann, 3B Jesse Hodges, OF Dalton Hurd, 3B Rafael Mejia, SS Yeiler Peguero, LHP Ruben Reyes
Elected free agency: OF Carlos Gonzalez
Added to 40-man: SS Robel Garcia
Removed from 40-man: LHP Tim Collins (outrighted to Triple-A)

Chicago White Sox
Signed: LHP Hector Santiago, OF Jacob Scavuzzo, 3B Damek Tomscha
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Andrew Dalquist (3), RHP Matthew Thompson (2), 1B Andrew Vaughn (1)
Released: C Jhoandro Alfaro, SS Ivan De Jesus, RHP Jack Maynard
Added to 40-man: C Zack Collins, LHP Ross Detwiler
Removed from 40-man: RHP Odrisamer Despaigne (outrighted to Triple-A)

Cincinnati Reds
Signed: LHP Alec Byrd, SS Bryant Flete, C James Free (NDFA—Pacific), RHP Jake Gilbert (NDFA—Air Force), LHP Jacques Pucheu (NDFA—Austin Peay), RHP Randy Wynne (NDFA—Missouri Baptist)
Signed Draft Picks: SS Yan Contreras (12), 1B Cameron Warren (22)
Released: C Jose Duarte, LHP Victor Payano

Cleveland Indians
Signed Draft Picks:
SS Ike Freeman (14)
Released: SS Gabriel Mejia
Added to 40-man: RHP Aaron Civale
Removed from 40-man: RHP Chih-Wei Hu (Designated for Assignment)

Colorado Rockies
Signed:
RHP Ben Meyer, 3B Tyler Plantier (NDFA—Richmond), RHP Tate Scioneaux, LHP Matt Whitehouse
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Trysten Barlow (16), SS Turner Brown (19), RHP Will Ethridge (5), RHP Keegan James (25), RHP Karl Kauffman (2s), SS Christian Koss (12), RHP Jacob Kostyshock (8), C Colin Simpson (29), 1B Michael Toglia (1)
Released: 1B Daniel Jipping, LHP Hunter Williams
Added to 40-man: RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez

Detroit Tigers
Signed:
C Jonah Girand (NDFA—Florida), C Cole MacLaren (NDFA—Pittsburgh), RHP Trevor Rosenthal
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Austin Bergner (9), RHP Zack Hess (7), 3B Jimmy Kerr (33), SS Jack Kenley (8), SS Ryan Kreidler (4), OF Bryant Packard (5), RHP Ted Stuka (14), 1B Cole Zabowski (22)
Released: RHP Juan Aguilera, RHP Drew Beyer, RHP Edgar Escalona, RHP Michael Gizzi
Elected free agency: RHP Carlos Torres
Added to 40-man: LHP Tyler Alexander, RHP Jose Cisnero
Removed from 40-man: LHP Jose Fernandez

Houston Astros
Signed: RHP Felipe Paulino
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Shea Barry (22), OF Jordan Brewer (3), RHP Ryan Gusto (11), OF James Nix (35), RHP Peyton Plumlee (31)
Released: C Alejandro Flores, OF Hector Martinez, 2B Juan Pineda, C Rhandall Sanchez
Added to 40-man: RHP Jose Hernandez, RHP Cy Sneed
Removed from 40-man: 1B AJ Reed (Designated for Assignment)

Kansas City Royals
Signed: RHP Donavin Buck (NDFA—Arkansas-Little Rock), SS Chase Bushor (NDFA—Southern California), INF Chase d’Arnaud, C Wyatt Mascarella (NDFA—St. John’s), C Ricardo Sanchez (NDFA—Arkansas-Pine Bluff), SS Bruce Steel (NDFA—Wake Forest)
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Elliott Anderson (23), RHP Jonah Dipoto (35), OF Mikey Filia (31), LHP A.J. Franklin (17), LHP Drew Parrish (8), RHP Matthew Stil (21), LHP Augie Sylk (38)
Released: RHP Drew Storen
Added to 40-man: SS Humberto Arteaga
Removed from 40-man: RHP Ben Lively (Designated for Assignment)

Los Angeles Angels
Signed:
LHP Seth Ballew (NDFA—Sam Houston State), RHP Jake Dexter (NDFA—Southern Maine), SS Nick Franklin, RHP Jordan Gubelman (NDFA—Missouri)
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Coleman Crow (28), LHP Jack Dashwood (12), RHP Jack Kochanowicz (3), RHP Kyle Molnar (26), RHP Zach Peek (6), RHP Garrett Stallings (5)
Added to 40-man: C Dustin Garneau, OF Jarrett Parker, C Matt Thaiss
Removed from 40-man: SS Wilfredo Tovar (outrighted to Triple-A)

Los Angeles Dodgers
Acquired: RHP Casey Sadler from Rays for RHP Nathan Witt
Signed: OF Jon Kemmer
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Breyln Jones (29), RHP Jack Little (5), RHP Zack Plunkett (20), OF Brandon Wulff (17)
Added to 40-man: RHP Tony Gonsolin, LHP Zac Rosscup

Miami Marlins
Signed:
C Adrian Nieto
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Evan Fitterer (5), RHP Bryan Hoeing (7), RHP Brock Love (34), OF Tevin Mitchell (8), C Thomas Rowan (20)
Released: LHP Elvis Araujo, C Igor Baez, RHP Ben Meyer, 1B John Silviano, 2B Yangervis Solarte, OF Isael Soto
Returned Rule 5 pick: RHP Riley Ferrell (returned to Astros)
Added to 40-man: C Wilkin Castillo, RHP Zac Gallen
Removed from 40-man: SS Rosell Herrera (outrighted to Triple-A), OF Peter O’Brien (outrighted to Triple-A)

Milwaukee Brewers
Signed:
RHP Nick Belzer (NDFA—Minnesota State), SS Danny Casals (NDFA—Maine), RHP Anthony DiMeglio (NDFA—Fordham), 2B Matthew Mika (NDFA—Central Florida), RHP Dylan Prohoroff, LHP Drew Smyly, RHP Zach Vennaro (NDFA—Mount Olive (N.C.))
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Nick Bennett (6), C Thomas Dillard (5), RHP Taylor Floyd (10), SS David Hamilton (8), 2B Gabe Holt (7), RHP Keegan McCarville (36), 2B Ashton McGee (18), C Darrien Miller (9)
Released: RHP Anthony DiMeglio, 3B Brett Lawrie
Outrighted to Mexican League: RHP Aaron Kurc
Added to 40-man: RHP Deolis Guerra
Removed from 40-man: INF Hernan Perez (outrighted to Double-A)

Minnesota Twins
Signed: RHP Cody Allen, LHP Evan Gillespie (NDFA—Faulkner (Ala.)), RHP Drew Hutchison, LHP Ian Krol, RHP Carlos Torres
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Tanner Brubaker (11), RHP Nate Hadley (25), C Jake Hirabayashi (39), SS Will Holland (5), SS Spencer Steer (3)
Released: INF Estamy Urena
Added to 40-man: RHP Sean Poppen
Removed from 40-man: LHP Gabriel Moya (outrighted to Triple-A), SS Ronald Torreyes (outrighted to Triple-A), LHP Andrew Vasquez (outrighted to Triple-A)

New York Mets
Signed:
RHP Jared Biddy (NDFA—Southeastern Louisiana), RHP Corey Gaconi (NDFA—Southeastern Louisiana), 2B Dilson Herrera (released July 3, 2019; re-signed July 5, 2019), RHP Danny Hrbek, RHP Frank Valentino (NDFA—New York Institue of Technology)
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Matt Allan (3), OF Antoine Duplantis (12), RHP Cole Gordon (32), OF Jake Mangum (4), RHP Hunter Parsons (19), RHP Josh Wolf (2)
Released: RHP Casey Coleman, RHP Louis Coleman, LHP David Roseboom
Elected free agency: OF Carlos Gomez, LHP Hector Santiago
Added to 40-man: RHP Chris Mazza, RHP Stephen Nogosek
Removed from 40-man: LHP Ryan O’Rourke (outrighted to Triple-A)

New York Yankees
Signed Draft Picks:
OF Jake Pries (24)
Released: LHP Danny Coulombe, RHP Abel Duarte, OF Brayan Emery, RHP Danny Farquhar, C Miguel Flames, OF Tyler Hill, 2B Matt McGarry, RHP Jose Mesa, 1B Logan Morrison, OF Alexander Santana, OF Junior Soto, OF Carlos Tatis
Added to 40-man: LHP Daniel Camarena

Oakland Athletics
Signed:
SS Nico Giarratano, 2B Matt McGarry
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Tyler Baum (2)
Released: LHP Pat Krall, LHP Jared Poche', RHP Adam Reuss, RHP Sam Sheehan
Added to 40-man: RHP Brian Schlitter

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Philadelphia Phillies
Signed: RHP Aidan Anderson (NDFA—McNeese State)
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Chris Micheles (14), LHP Erik Miller (4), OF Jadiel Sanchez (12), SS Bryson Stott (1)
Released: OF Lane Adams, LHP Abdallah Aris, 3B Keudy Bocio, RHP Ismael Cabrera, RHP Luis Cedeno, RHP John Curtiss, OF Julio Francisco, 3B Connor Litton, SS Gift Ngoepe, RHP Luis Ramirez, 3B Damek Tomscha
Removed from 40-man: RHP Fernando Salas (outrighted to Triple-A)

Pittsburgh Pirates
Signed:
RHP Matt Eardensohn (NDFA—Coastal Carolina), C Kaleb Foster (NDFA—Nevada-Reno), RHP Orsen Josephina (NDFA—Palm Beach Atlantic (Fla.)), SS Gift Ngoepe
Signed Draft Picks: OF Jase Bowen (11), OF Jasiah Dixon (23), RHP J.C. Flowers (4), C Marshall Gilbert (29), RHP Ryan Harbin (17), SS Ethan Paul (9), OF Jake Snider (20), OF Jake Wright (32)
Released: RHP Vicente Campos, SS Nick Franklin, RHP Tate Scioneaux

St. Louis Cardinals
Signed: 3B Shane Benes (NDFA—Saint Louis), RHP John Witkowski (NDFA—Boston College)
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Connor Lunn (11), RHP Andre Pallante (4), RHP Jack Ralston (7)
Released: LHP Tommy Layne

San Diego Padres
Signed Draft Picks:
RHP Drake Fellows (6), OF Hudson Head (3), LHP Bodi Rascon (14), OF Jack Stronach (21)
Released: RHP Korey Anderson, SS Chris Baker, LHP Will Headean, 3B Luis Roman
Added to 40-man: LHP Logan Allen
Removed from 40-man: RHP Kazuhisa Makita (outrighted to Double-A)

San Francisco Giants
Signed: RHP Austin Reich (NDFA—Northwestern State)
Signed Draft Picks: OF Hunter Bishop (1), RHP Bryce Fehmel (21), SS Tyler Fitzgerald (4), RHP Caleb Kilian (8), C Brandon Martorano (16), RHP Trevor McDonald (11), RHP Taylor Rashi (23), OF Armani Smith (7), 1B Logan Wyatt (2)
Released: OF Jean Angomas, SS Marcos Campos, SS Nico Giarratano, 2B Will Maddox, RHP Mack Meyer, C John Riley

Seattle Mariners
Signed: C Jordan Pacheco
Signed Draft Picks: RHP Isaiah Campbell (2s), RHP Michael Limoncelli (6), RHP Levi Stoudt (3)
Added to 40-man: RHP Matt Carasiti
Removed from 40-man: RHP Mike Wright (outrighted to Triple-A)

Tampa Bay Rays
Acquired: RHP Nathan Witt from Dodgers for RHP Casey Sadler
Signed: 2B Trevor Ezell (NDFA—Arkansas), RHP Jason Garcia, RHP Ryan Jackson (NDFA—Texas-Rio Grande Valley), RHP Brayden Theriot (NDFA—Texas State), SS Isranel Wilson
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Ben Brecht (5), LHP Joe Gobillot (16), SS Duke Kinamon (24), RHP Shay Smiddy (36), LHP Graeme Stinson
Released: RHP Francisco German, OF Jake Smolinski
Added to 40-man: SS Mike Brosseau, RHP Andrew Kittredge, LHP Brendan McKay
Removed from 40-man: C Nick Ciuffo (Designated for Assignment), RHP Casey Sadler (Designated for Assignment)

Texas Rangers
Signed:
RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx, RHP Nick Gardewine
Signed Draft Picks: LHP Cody Bradford (6), RHP Ryan Garcia (2), RHP Anthony Hoopii-Tuionetoa (30), 3B Josh Jung (1), RHP Nick Lockhart (11), 3B Davis Wendzel (1s), RHP Nicholas Yoder (34)
Released: INF Chase d’Arnaud, RHP Josh Fields, SS Nolan Fontana
Added to 40-man: RHP Pedro Payano, LHP Locke St. John
Removed from 40-man: 3B Patrick Wisdom (Designated for Assignment)

Toronto Blue Jays
Signed: C Anthony Morales (NDFA—Lake Land (Ill.) JC)
Signed Draft Picks: OF Dasan Brown (3), RHP Parker Caracci (21), C Phillip Clarke (9), LHP Brandon Eisert (18)
Released: RHP Dusty Isaacs, SS Jesus Severino

Washington Nationals
Signed Draft Picks:
OF Jeremy Ydens (8)
Released: RHP Henderson Alvarez, RHP Carlos Cuello, INF Jesus Morales, RHP Fray Perez, SS Colton Pogue
Added to 40-man: RHP Fernando Rodney, LHP Jonny Venters

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